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Genes and Physical Performance in Army Personnel

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Before commencing your application

About the Project

This application relates specifically to the project, Genetic factors that influence physical performance, susceptibility to injury, and the response to training, in Australian army personnel.

For more information on the project, please contact: Professor David Bishop (


Please note that, before commencing, the successful applicant must:

  • sign an Intellectual Property Assignment, assigning all intellectual property developed in the project to Victoria University (except the copyright in the thesis)


Applicants MUST be an Australian citizen.

Required documentation

It is IMPORTANT to prepare all the required documents early, in order to complete your application in time.

Only complete applications will be considered. Complete applications require:

  • Proof of citizenship
  • English language proficiency evidence (as appropriate)
  • Academic transcripts & degree qualification certificates
  • Research proposal
  • Current CV
  • Referee reports

We urge you to contact your referees early in the process in order to have your referee reports ready for you to upload by the closing date. (You can start your application while you assemble these documents).

Please note that Victoria University reserves the right to contact your referees about your referee reports.